(S05) Branching Out: Using an Evidence-Based Support Surface Algorithm in Everyday Practice

Date: February 28, 2018

Time: 01:00PM - 03:00PM

You must be registered to participate!

Credits: 1.50 Contact Hours

Session Description*:

This session will provide the participants with a historical perspective of the development of an evidence and consensus- based support surface algorithm and how this algorithm has evolved since inception into clinical practice. The session will also explore ways the support surface algorithm can be used to strengthen clinical outcomes. *The original recording of this session at the 49th Annual Conference was supported by Hill-Rom.

Learning Objectives:

  • The participant will be able to Describe the role of the WOC nurse in transforming the practice of bedside clinicians using the WOCN Society‚Äôs Evidence and Consensus-Based Support Surface Algorithm.

Speaker(s):

  • Dianne Mackey, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Staff Educator, Kaiser Permanente
  • Catherine T. Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP, Advanced Practice Nurse, Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC